Remarks

Anton Kazarin: First of all, I would like to express my deep appreciation to the International Center for Journalists, the Paul Klebnikov Fund and to all of the Klebnikov Family. Thank you for your support, thank you for your faith in a strong and independent Russian media. Read More...


May Thingyan Hein: This is a time of great trouble in my country. This award will encourage journalists to cover the news, despite the dangers. I live in a country where basic human rights are totally neglected. We Burmese journalists have to work very hard. Read More...


Wael Abbas: I'd like to thank the International Center for Journalists and the Knight Foundation for this prestigious award, and for their recognition of the bloggers worldwide, and in Egypt in particular. I believe it is the first time a blogger has received a journalism award. Back in my country, they do not receive awards. Instead, all that bloggers receive are threats, intimidation, accusations of breaking the law – and sometimes jail sentences. Read More...